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You're the One That I Want "is a song that was composed by John Farrar for the film Grease. It was sung by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. The single was a worldwide hit in 1978, that in quite a few countries took the first place of the charts. The song was from 1 July to 26 August at number 1 in the Dutch Top 40. One week InAmerica was the first place in the Billboard list. In England it was nine weeks at that position in the list, and a re-release in 1998 reached the fourth place. In England it is with 2 million copies sold the fifth most sold single of all time. Also worldwide, it's one of the most widely sold plates.
There are several cover versions of the song made. So names in England the elderly comedians Arthur Millard and Hylda Baker a rattling version on which the 22nd place in the charts of England pulled out. The pair also sang the song ' live ' on the television, in Top of the Pops and sang it when false. In the same year, the Germancomedians Dieter Hallervorden and Helga Feddersen with a parody, "Du, who Wanna ist Voll" ("you know, the bathtub is full"), and reached the fourth place in Germany.Recorded by Alvin and the Chipmunks In 1982 and Charlene the Chipette the song for their album ' The Chipmunks Go Hollywood '. In 1993, Epic Records from theoriginal London Cast Recording , sung by Craig McLachlan and Debbie Gibson: this number reached in England as the highest listing the thirteenth place. Also Glee has the number Sung, among others in the episode ' Glease ' (fourth season).